Digital Divide to Digital Dividend: What will it take?: Presented at the Online EDUCA Berlin 1 December 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO. Co-written with Paul West, Commonwealth of Learning.


Networking Learning Communities for Development:  Report presented to the Foreign Ministers Committee at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM Malta 2005), Valletta, Malta, 23 November 2005 by Dr. Lewis Perinbam, O.C. Chairman of the Board Commonwealth of Learning.


Towards a Culture of Quality: Cultures and Structures for Quality: Presented at the International Conference On Quality in Distance Education, Cultures and Structures for Quality, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata, 21-23 November 2005, by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open and Distance Education in the Global Environment: Opportunities for Collaboration - Collaboration in the Time of Competition:  Presented at the International Conference on Open and Distance Education (ICDE), New Delhi, India (19-23 November 2005) by Sir John Daniel, Asha Kanwar (COL), Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić and Zeynep Varoglu (UNESCO).


Open and Distance Learning: Why all the Fuss?: Presented at the 15CCEM Mid-Term Review for Africa and Europe, 15 November 2005, Freetown, Sierra Leone by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open and Distance Learning in Africa: Presented at the 15CCEM Mid-Term Review for Africa and Europe, 14 November 2005, Freetown, Sierra Leone by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Greetings from the Commonwealth of LearningOpen Ceremony Remarks delivered at the 15CCEM Mid-Term Review for Africa and Europe, 13 November 2005, Freetown, Sierra Leone by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open and Distance Learning and the Developing World: Presented at the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA) Annual Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 11 November 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Mega University = Mega Quality?Presented at the 2nd World Summit of Mega-Universities, New Delhi, 25 September 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. Co-written with Asha Kanwar (Commonwealth of Learning) & Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


Open and Distance Learning: What's in a Name?Presented at the 11th Cambridge Conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 20 September 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Role of eLearning in Building Knowledge Societies in Developing Countries: Presented at the Asian Association of Open Universites Annual Conference 2005, Jakarta, Indonesia, 15 September 2005 by Sir John Daniel, Paul West (Commonwealth of Learning) Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


Virtual University, Flexible Learning: Why a Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth?: Presented at the Orientation and Planning Meeting for Government Representatives of Small States of the Commonwealth held at the National Institute of Education, Singapore, 12 September 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


ODL and ICTs for Teacher Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Experience of the Commonwealth of Learning: Presented at the BOCODOL Workshop, Gaborone, Botswana, 1 September, 2005 by Sir John Daniel & Mohan Menon, Commonwealth of Learning.


ICTs in Education: Can Digital Dividend Replace Digital Divide?: Presented at the WITFOR Conference, Gaborone, Botswana 1 September 2005 by Sir John Daniel, Paul West (Commonwealth of Learning) Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


Towards Education for All: the Critical Role of Open and Distance Learning in National Development: Presented at the Namibian Conference on Open Learning, Windhoek, Namibia, 30 August 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


ODL in an International Context: Trends, Prospects and Challenges: Public Lecture, 29 August 2005, Windhoek, Namibia by Sir John Daniel, Asha Kanwar (Commonwealth of Learning) & Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


Distance Education: What Is Its Relevance To Africa And Zambia?: Presented at the Open and Distance Learning Symposium, 27 August 2005, Lusaka, Zambia by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Open and Distance Education for Africans and by Africans:  Presented at the African Council of Distance Education Conference, Theme: Mobilisation of African Leadership held at the University of South Africa (UNISA), Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa, 12 August 2005 by Sir John Daniel with Vis Naidoo, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Commonwealth of Education in the Caribbean: Past, Present and Future: Presented at the Commonwealth Ministers of Education, Mid-Term Review For Caribbean/Canada Region Of Commonwealth Education Ministers, Nassau, Bahamas, 28 July 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Long-Awaited Breakthrough?: Presented at the MERLOT Annual Conference,  26 July 2005, Nashville, TN, USA by Sir John Daniel, Paul West (Commonwealth of Learning), Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


International Online Learning Delivery: Can Digital Dividend Replace Digital Divide?: Presented at the OECD/Canada Conference on eLearning in Post-Secondary Education, Calgary, Canada (28 June 2005) by Sir John Daniel, Paul West (COL), Susan D'Antoni (UNESCO-IIEP) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


Commonwealth of Learning: Past, Present and Future: Presented at the COL Board of Governors Planning Retreat, June 15-17, 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Confluence of Rivers, Confluence of LearningRemarks delivered at Thompson Rivers University, Convocation Ceremony, on the conferment of the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, 9 June 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the Pacific through Open and Distance LearningPresented at the Pacific Islands Forum Education Ministers Meeting, 23-24 May 2005, Apia, Samoa by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Commonwealth of Learning: What Does It Do?: Presented at the Bangladesh Open University Vice-Chancellor's Special Seminar, 19 May 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Impact of Developments in Communication Technology on Educational and Social Message CommunicationPresented at the National Convention organised by the Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC), 17-18 May 2005, New Delhi, India by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Expanding the Reach of Literacy, Literature and Learning: Presented at the Association for Commonwealth Studies, The Literatures of the Commonwealth Conference, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 15 May 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Commonwealth of Learning: Making Learning our Common WealthPresented at the Royal Commonwealth Society, Education - Creating Opportunity, Realising Potential, 16 May 2005by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


CADE and COL / L’ACED et COL: Welcoming remarks at the Canadian Association for Distance Education / Association canadienne de l'éducation à distance, 2005 Annual Conference / Congrès annuel 2005, 9 May 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Sustainable Development of Open and Distance Learning: After-dinner remarks, Vancouver, Canada, 6 May 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Learning for Development: What Kind of Development? What Kind of Learning?: Vancouver, Canada, 5 - 7, May 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open University as/and EcosystemRemarks made at the Netaji Subhas Open University, India for the opening of the Kalyani Campus, Regional Centre, Green Campus and Biovillage (15 April 2005) by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Extraordinary Education for Ordinary People:  Presented at the Netaji Subhas West Bengal Open University, India (15 April 2005) by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


A Passion for Open Universities: Remarks delivered at the Special Convocation of the Netaji Subhas Open University, India (14 April 2005) by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, following the award of the degree of Doctor of Letters honoris causa.


International Perspectives on Open Learning and Distance Education: Presented at the National Forum on Open Learning and Distance Education, The Gambia 12-14 April, 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The World is Watching You: Presented at the launch of Lifelong Learning for Farmers, 7 April 2005, Govindanagaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Commonwealth Universities: What Contribution to Development?: Presented at the: Association of Commonwealth Universities, Kerala, India, 4 April 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Who’s Afraid of Cross-border Higher Education? A Developing World Perspective: Presented at the Final Plenary Session: Quality Assurance in Transnational Issues, (INQAAHE), Annual Conference 2005 - Wellington, N.Zealand (1 April 2005) by Sir John Daniel, Asha Kanwar (COL) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO).


Law, Language and Learning: The Common Wealth of the Commonwealth Presented at the Gala Reception Museum of Anthropology, UBC, Commonwealth Day - 14 March 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.

Education for Development: Can Technology Help? Public Lecture delivered at The Vancouver Institute, 5 March 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Commonwealth Cooperation in Distance Education:Potential Benefits for Small States: Presented at the Launch Ceremony at the Caribbean Regional Association for Distance and Open Learning (CARADOL), Trinidad and Tobago, 11 February 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Commonwealth and Caribbean Cooperation in Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities: Public Lecture delivered at the Jamaica Association for Distance and Open Learning (JADOL) Jamaica, 17 February 2005 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Speeches: By Sir John Daniel and colleagues August/September 2005): Compilation of speeches between August-September 2005.